The year 2020 is fast approaching and it’s around this time that we’re all planning our transition into the New Year. Whether your plan is to go out or stay indoors, you should know what the weather has in store for you.
New Year’s Eve weather forecast 2019
Gauteng is expected to be a mixed bag of weather emotions on Tuesday 31 December 2019.
Pretoria is expected to reach temperatures between 30 and 33 degrees during the day. It will be mostly cloudy with a shower or thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon. A drop of 19 degrees can be expected in the evening.
Johannesburg will be mostly cloudy with a shower or thunderstorm in the area. It can reach temperatures of 31 degrees during the day and 15 degrees at night.
Western Cape weather
Cape Town is expected to have plenty of sunshine and wind in the afternoon, where temperatures can reach 24 degrees in the day. It will be breezy in the evening, otherwise clear with a temperature of 17 degrees.
Somerset West is set to have dreamy summer weather on Tuesday with a high of 28 degrees, although temperatures can drop to 15 degrees at night.
Durban weather will be up and down from New Year’s Eve straight into the New Year.
There will be a thunderstorm in the morning on Tuesday, otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy and not as warm with a temperature of 24 degrees. The temperature is expected to drop to 20 degrees in the evening.
Eastern Cape weather
Port Elizabeth is expected to be pleasant with periods of clouds and sun at a day temperature of 24 degrees and a low of 18 degrees at night.
East London is expected to be quite cool with a day temperature of 22 degrees. The temperature is expected to drop down to 18 degrees in the evening.
Bloemfontein can expect warm weather with a high of 31 degrees during the day. It will then drop down to a low of 17 degrees in the evening.
Polokwane can expect partly sunny weather with a shower or thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon. Temperatures will reach 31 degrees during the day and will drop to 19 degrees in the evening.
Mbombela in Mpumalanga can expect sunny and cloudy weather with a strong thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon. Temperatures will reach a high of 28 degrees in the day and drop down to a mere 20 degrees in the evening.
Mahikeng in the North West will reach a temperature of 32 degrees with cloud cover. The temperature will drop to 21 degrees in the evening.
We’re sure that any New Year’s celebration in the Northern Cape will involve water as the high in Kimberley will be 34 degrees during the day. It will then drop down to 21 degrees later in the evening.
Upington can expect hazy sunshine with a day temperature of 38 degrees. The evening low is only expected to drop to 22 degrees.